Lecture Series
Berlin's Songs
Speaker: Robert Kimball
Thu, Aug 3, 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Sheffer Recital Hall, The Shedd Institute
Renowned Irving Berlin scholar Robert Kimball opens our 2006 Festival Lecture Series with a talk on Irving Berlin's prodigious catalog of songs. Mr. Kimball's several Complete Lyrics books are treasures of American popular culture and his Complete Lyrics of Irving Berlin, edited with the assistance of Berlin's daughter, Linda Berlin Emmet, is absolutely superb. It's scholarly presentation of Berlin's entire output, from the 1910s to the years of retirement, is rich in anecdote and insight. This talk will be the first of 3 public lectures Robert will present during the festival based upon that work and his 20-year relationship with the great songwriter.
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Irving Berlin's America Musical Overview
Irving Berlin's America Schedule
Tuesday Aug 1
6:00 pmG. Bellows' America
Thursday Aug 3
10:00 amThe Cocoanuts
1:30 pmAlex's Ragtime Band
4:30 pmBerlin's Songs
7:30 pmCheek To Cheek
Friday Aug 4
10:00 amTop Hat
2:30 pmHeat Wave
4:30 pm20s In Revue
7:30 pmBlue Skies
Saturday Aug 5
10:00 amLet Yourself Go!
2:30 pmA Day In The Life
4:30 pmThe Real Anthem
7:30 pmAnnie Get Your Gun
Sunday Aug 6
2:30 pmAnnie Get Your Gun
Tuesday Aug 8
10:00 amAnnie Get Your Gun
7:30 pmAnnie Get Your Gun
Wednesday Aug 9
10:00 amFollow The Fleet
2:30 pmCome On And Hear
4:30 pmTin Pan Alley & The South
7:30 pmAnnie Get Your Gun
Thursday Aug 10
10:00 amHoliday Inn
2:30 pmFace The Music
4:30 pmBerlin The Man
7:30 pmYou're Just In Love
Friday Aug 11
10:00 amCall Me Madam
2:30 pmMan Bites Dog
4:30 pmBerlin On America
7:30 pmAnnie Get Your Gun
Saturday Aug 12
2:30 pmMy Walking Stick
7:30 pmSay It With Music
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